Opinion | Can RBI, other central banks survive the age of populism?
Central bankers make mistakes, too. The real danger is that the institutions that have been painstakingly established to minimize or learn from those mistakes could cease to exist, or will be fundamentally altered
Is central bank independence the next casualty of the age of populism? In the US, President Donald Trump has declared that the Federal Reserve is “going loco." He blames Fed Chairman Jerome Powell for threatening “his" recovery and for market volatility caused in part by uncertainty over the trade war Trump himself started.